Portraits: John Berger on Artists by John Berger. Edited by Tom Overton
“A volume whose breadth and depth bring it close to a definitive self-portrait of one of Britain’s most original thinkers” – Financial Times
In penetrating and singular prose, Berger presents entirely new ways of thinking about artists both canonized and obscure, from Rembrandt to Henry Moore, Jackson Pollock to Picasso. Throughout, Berger maintains the essential connection between politics, art and the wider study of culture.
Hold Everything Dear: Dispatches on Survival and Resistance by John Berger
From the War on Terror to resistance in Ramallah and traumatic dislocation in the Middle East, Berger explores the uses of art as an instrument of political resistance.
A Painter of our Time by John Berger
A beautiful edition of John Berger's first novel.
Exiled in London, the Hungarian artist Janos Lavin disappears one day, into thin air. His journal offers his friend John the only clues to where he has gone, and why. John Berger's first novel is a passionate exploration of the artistic process, and a gripping detective story.
A Seventh Man by John Berger. Photography by Jean Mohr
New edition of this seminal exploration of migrant workers.
In A Seventh Man, John Berger and Jean Mohr come to grips with what it is to be a migrant worker—the material circumstances and the inner experience—and, in doing so, reveal how the migrant is not so much on the margins of modern life, but absolutely central to it. First published in 1975, this finely wrought exploration remains as urgent as ever, presenting a mode of living that pervades the countries of the West and yet is excluded from much of its culture.
Bento’s Sketchbook by John Berger
In this illustrated color book John Berger uses the imaginative space he creates to explore the process of drawing, politics, storytelling and Spinoza’s life and times.
Corker's Freedom by John Berger
"A contemporary masterpiece"—New York Review of Books
A powerfully unsettling, mordantly witty story about the pitfalls of free will. In the course of a day, the ageing owner of an employment agency is propelled into a fantasy world through his romantic yearnings and inarticulate dreams, seeking an illusory freedom from the bonds of responsibility.
From A to X: A Story in Letters by John Berger
A beautifully imagined story of love and resistance, by one of the foremost novelists of our age.
“An exquisitely written and constructed novel.” – Sunday Times
“Wrought with a miniaturist's precision.” – New York Times
“John Berger has given us an exquisite thing. This is a book of controlled rage sculpted with tools of tenderness and a searing political vision.”– Arundhati Roy
“From A to X is one of the most tender and poignant books I have read for many years. Its power rests in its economy of means, its account of enduring love surviving oppression. It demonstrates that however foul the forces oppressing us, love and the human spirit are indestructible.” – Harold Pinter
War With No End by Phyllis Bennis, John Berger, Naomi Klein, Hanif Kureishi, Tram Nguyen, Arundhati Roy, Joe Sacco, Ahdaf Soueif, and Haifa ZanganaIntroduction by Lindsey German and Judith le Blanc
Writers and activists consider the global consequences of the War on Terror.
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A Gift for John Berger by Ali Smith
To Tell a Story: John Berger and Susan Sontag in conversation
John Berger at 90: The Verso podcast in collaboration with the London Review Bookshop
Our John Berger competition (in conjunction with Zed Books and Penguin books)